With a vote Tuesday, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson and the Board of Education have effectively let Dr. Marty Waters go from his job as principal of Statesboro High School. The board's decision was not unanimous.
Team Liberty didn't claim the top prize of a smooch with a cute little swine, but the squad did help the greater cause.
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The sixth annual Small World Festival was a little smaller than usual this year. About 18 vendors greeted a crowd of 600 people, according Small World Festival staffer Katrina Barrow. The estimate for attendees in 2013 was 1,500.
Long County on Friday and Saturday will host its ninth Relay for Life, an overnight festival at Veterans Stadium in Ludowici that provides plenty of food and fun for the whole family, all to help find a cure for cancer. Event organizers are bringing in extra star power this year to attract even more supporters and donations.
Hinesville Rotary Club members received free counseling information from the Fraser Counseling Center's new executive director Tuesday during their weekly luncheon. Teresa I. Winn has been with the center since 2000 as a licensed professional counselor and master addiction counselor.
Beards Bluff Campground on the Altamaha River was a favorite camping and fishing area for my family when the children were young. I have visited it many times and fished all along the edge of the river and camped on the bluff.
SAVANNAH - Chatham County Assistant District Attorney and Walthourville native Reginald Martin was sworn in before the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 28, in Washington, D.C.
A Law Day and portrait-dedication service are slated for 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Long County Courthouse, 459 S. McDonald St., Ludowici.
Hinesville resident Joe Gillam recently published his first book, "Fool Me Once Never Twice." It is the story of a young military policeman who teams with an old Army criminal investigator to investigate a theft of military property that becomes a murder. The case goes cold, but they keep plugging away as their assignments move them around the world and then into a second career in civilian police work.
Wonder Worthy Productions, which recently released a film set in Liberty County, was a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards.
SAVANNAH - Hospice Savannah will celebrate its 35th year of serving the community by hosting a Summer Nights fundraising party during its birthday month of June.
Until a few years ago, there were only two major television seasons: the fall season, when all the major shows appeared, and the midseason, where networks replaced their failing shows with the backup series they ordered but held on to in case of an emergency.
A few weeks ago, I sang the praises of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." Today, we dive into the details of another superhero sequel.
The Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's Small World Festival gives this corner of Southeast Georgia an opportunity to immerse itself in other cultures from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Bryant Commons. Attendees can dine on ethnic fare, check out trinkets, artwork and crafts from around the globe, and enjoy music and dance. This celebration of the numerous countries represented in Liberty County drew 5,000 people last year. For more information on the free event, go to www.hinesvilledowntown.com.
Three people with ties to our area recently completed basic military training, one from the Air Force and two with the Navy.
It was a busy summer for participants in the Mary-Janel-Maggie Foundation.
Three months after its inaugural MERGE event, the Community of Inspired Women is expanding its outreach projects and monthly gatherings.
Celebrate your favorite superhero in September at George P. Hays Library. There's no charge.
The Kirk Healing Center's Board of Directors has named Hinesville resident Gale Curtis Dent as its 2014 Humanitarian of the Year.
"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.
Tybee Island is having a Labor Day Beach Bash Sunday. The party will be around Tybee Pier and Pavilion. It will include live music featuring the Swingin' Medallions starting at 7 p.m. A fireworks display will start around 9:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.visittybee.com.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
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Award-winning blues artist Janiva Magness and her band performed a free concert Friday in downtown Hinesville's Bradwell Park. The concert served as a run-up to next month's Blues and BBQ festival in Hinesville. Magness, who said she is influenced by musicians like Etta James and Koko Taylor, has won four blues music awards, including the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award.
Dozens of area residents presented to donate at Friday's Battle of the Badges blood drive, according to Laura Troutman, Liberty County human-resources specialist and health-promotion leader.
Turkey platters abound on the top shelf in my kitchen. There are all kinds: tin, white glass, clear glass, colored china and thick plastic. Some may be alike, but most have different scenes with a large, colorful turkey in the center. I think I have at least 30. I just cannot help myself when I see a pretty one that is cheap and colorful.
A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.